Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Fort Ross Conservancy staff is on site and working seven days a week.  Our office hours are from 10am – 5pm, seven days a week. We are a member-supported organization. Please join us in ensuring Fort Ross stays a vibrant and well-tended place!

Charon Vilnai

Programs, Sea Lion Surveys, Call House & Bookshop – 

Charon Vilnaicharonv@fortross.org

Programs Manager

Sea Lion Survey Project Lead & Call House Museum Lead








Hank Birnbaum

Programs, Tours – 

Hank Birnbaumhankb@fortross.org

Bilingual Guide & Historical Specialist
ELP Instructor